Usually containing delicious chocolate treats, the last few years have seen different types of advent calendars skyrocket in popularity, from beauty advent calendars to ones filled with craft beer, tea and even socks.
Not only do you get a huge discount in these advent calendars in the first place, with several of the products inside them worth much more than the overall price of the calendar, but with further reductions on the calendars in the run-up to Black Friday, you’re really in for a bargain.
A man told he was going to die from a terminal illness has celebrated his wedding - after finding out his symptoms were caused by his prescribed statin pills. Paul Gill, 65, was given the choice of dying at home or in a hospice after being informed he had Motor Neurone Disease (MND) in June last year. The former rugby league player was resigned to suffering a fate similar to fellow ex-Leeds Rhinos star Rob Burrow, who has been left wheelchair-bound by the condition. There is currently no cure for MND, which affects the nerves and brain and slowly robs patients of the ability to walk, talk and eat.
Even before he made excruciatingly public the vicious internecine war going on at Red Bull by calling for Christian Horner’s resignation, Jos Verstappen had already twisted the knife out in Bahrain by openly courting Horner’s arch enemy at Mercedes, Toto Wolff.